Often people think of what types of food they consume (like protein, carbs or fat), but sometimes the portion size is overlooked, or they are not aware the critical impact portion size has on their weight.
A very simply way to measure portion size is to use your hand. Precision Nutrition (https://www.precisionnutrition.com) came up with this very easy guide for determining how much of each type of food we should consume:
For protein, use the palm of the hand to determine right amount of food.
Some protein options include:
For vegetables, use the fist of the hand to judge the minimium amount of food.
For Carbohydrate, use the cup of the hand to determine right amount of food.
Some Carbohydrate options include:
For fats, use the thumb as a guide
Some Fat options include:
Getting the portion size right, with the right types of food resulting in a calorie deficit, as well as Personal Training will ensure you are in great shape and feeling great.
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